Bio-Hacking – garage-based biotech doing genetic engineering – This is Synthetic Biology for all.

We might laugh at the idea of a real scientific breakthrough taking place in some shed in a back garden, but it is a real possibility. There now exists a number of scientific improvisers, or bio-hackers, who are part of a growing movement called DIYbio, short for do-it-yourself biology. These folks want to follow in … Read more

Science and Technology in 2011 – a list of links to summaries …

Yep, another list of lists; it is a quick lookback at 2011 from a wide assortment of various different sources, but with a very specific technology focus. 2011 Innovation Awards winners, The Economist 365 days: 2011 in review, Nature News 2011 review: The year in environment, New Scientist 2011 review: The year in space, New Scientist 2011 review: The … Read more